This indicator provides a measure of teachers working in their specific area of expertise. The indicator identifies the number of highly qualified teachers that have advanced training in education. Expertise in teaching areas results in higher quality teaching and greater student engagement.
Number of Highly Qualified Teachers
Note: Plan Houston's performance indicators are intended to inform the public and policy makers on the community's success at achieving Plan Houston's community goals. Identifying current performance is a first step; future steps could include tracking progress over time and establishing preferences on outcomes.